Written by Stephanie Coleman Metro and I have nominated our rider of the week together, and we both agreed that no one looks better on him than Shannie Chang! ( Watch out Ms. Beth, you’ve got competition!) Shannie started late last year, and has put forth such great effort to   Read More ...

Written by Stephanie Coleman This week’s superstar should have been honored a long time ago, but she is so quiet that she falls under the radar despite her awesomeness. So with no further ado, I present one of my favorite riders: Jillian Arena! This young lady has improved so much   Read More ...

Written by Stephanie Coleman This week’s celebrity hasn’t been part of our GWIF family for that long, but her smile and her radiant personality are irresistible, and really, she could have been my pick for Rider of the Week on her first day! If I try my impersonation of this   Read More ...

SUMMER HORSE CAMP Enroll your child for our super fun sessions! Give your child the gift of horse camp this summer! At GWIF, we have a camp geared for every level of rider! Whether you have never touched a horse or you are ready for eventing greatness, we have a   Read More ...

Frances is a ray of sunshine every time she comes for her lesson! Usually you can hear her laughing and talking before you see her come scooting through the stile, and she always has a big hug for her instructor after the lesson. Although she’s very small, Frances is one   Read More ...

Written by Stephanie Coleman I don’t know whether to honor Lexi Carden with Rider of the Week or some kind of Medal of Bravery. She absolutely deserves to be recognized and applauded for her accomplishments as a horse woman and for overcoming her fears as a rider. It has been an emotional roller coaster   Read More ...

Written by Stephanie Coleman Everyone will recognize this rider of the week, as he is the textbook definition of a barn rat! Porter Heskett has become a familiar face to anyone who rides on the weekend. He helps everyone, looks after every horse and critter at the farm. Not only has   Read More ...

INTENSIVE XC CAMP We're spending a week schooling in July! We'll be sending more information soon, but if you want to step up your cross country game or learn some new skills, then you'll want to call dibs on a spot in our special Intensive XC Camp on July 2-9,   Read More ...

Though Daniela came to this farm through Big Stride Therapy, she didn’t began riding lessons with us until January. From the very start, she hit the ground running. She rides twice, sometimes even three times a week, and successfully competed in our GDCTA recognized show this past weekend after just   Read More ...

Kate and Belle are officially fixtures of the farm. The twins have been taking lessons for almost a year and a half (with a few breaks) and have come so far that even though they are just five years old, they’ve progressed to hour-long group lessons! The increase in time   Read More ...